minnesota, mark on our line for independence. caller: hi, in regards to the two-tiered -- this seems like common sense. one side wants to raise revenue and one side wants to cut spending -- they should do both. to me, it seems like common sense. i want to interject that in the war on terror, i am a disabled veteran, our enemy wants to see as bankrupt. it seems we are on the verge of that. host: next up is boynton beach, fla., on our line for democrats. caller: as a senior citizen, i am concerned about medicare and social security.